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Category: Youth

15 California School Districts Begin Serving Locally Grown Foods to Students

Last week, 15 school districts across California began serving their students school lunches made from foods grown in California and prepared freshly just for them.
categories EducationFoodHealthYouth

In Search of a Sanctuary for Migrant Children

A growing number of religious congregations are offering their churches as a sanctuary for unaccompanied children from Central America.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationReligion/SpiritualityYouth

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

A is for Activist: For the Next Generation of Progressives

An ABC board book for children and their parents that promotes social awareness and encourages action for positive change.
categories Arts & CultureEducationYouth

UC Davis Student Establishes On-Campus Undocumented Center

A harsh reality once stood between Ana Maciel of Soledad, California, and her dream of a college education: She is an undocumented immigrant.
categories EducationImmigrationMultimediaYouth

More Than 90% of Latino Children in the U.S. Were Born in U.S.

And other things we didn't know about, from Latino Loop.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsYouth

Hold on, Tiger Mom

A new study refutes the idea that the traditional, strict “Chinese” upbringing championed in the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” is superior.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsYouth

Bell Gardens Students Lay Down the Law

MUSD’s first ‘Teen Court’ opens at local high school.
categories EducationJusticeNeighborhoodsYouth

UC Student Looks to Fill Medical Gap in Central Valley

For UC Merced junior Benny Escobedo, opportunities to practice medicine in the Central Valley are only going to expand.
categories EducationHealthNeighborhoodsYouth

Court School to the Classroom — Bill Would Help Incarcerated Kids Stay Enrolled

Only 1 in 5 students exiting juvenile detention in California enroll in school within 30 days. A proposed bill, AB 2276, seeks to improve that statistic.
categories EducationJusticePoliticsYouth
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